Comcast quietly rolls out IPv6 to subscribers

Rick

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Deployment of IPv6 is still in its infancy, but Comcast has started pushing the protocol out in a limited fashion to subscribers in select markets. That makes Comcast the first…

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Greg S

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"The draw back, of course, is that /64 limits the total number of addressable IPs to a mere 16 quintrillion."

Yeah thats a real problem there..... /sarcasm.
 

bchen88c

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Win7Dev said:
"The draw back, of course, is that /64 limits the total number of addressable IPs to a mere 16 quintrillion."

Yeah thats a real problem there..... /sarcasm.
Agreed, as if 7+ billion people on Earth means /64 is not enough to satisfy our needs haha.
 

spydercanopus

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I disabled IPv6 until routers and firewalls better support it. Have no desire to field test a new protocol in the wild.